The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

The Wonderful World of Wheels (1966)

Ryan’s terrific dialogue starter about plastics in early scorching rods, customs and race vehicles, and that reminded me of one particular of the early pioneers of bubble best plastic domes on customs, Bill Cushenbery. His really first scratch-constructed development was the legendary ‘Silhouette’ which went on to be a multiple-show winner, a Scorching Wheel, and an AMT model kit. Invoice built it as a totally driveable, roadworthy generation, and that’s why it was highlighted in this CBS Tv set Exclusive from September of 1966 named ‘The Fantastic Globe of Wheels”, with Lloyd Bridges as your host. The whole movie is genuinely value a check out for the 60s go-karts, slot vehicles, dune buggies, clearly show cars and trucks, and extra. Lloyd drives the Silhouette through the opening sequence alongside the Pacific Coast Freeway and at times throughout the exhibit. Though this video clip has been shared on the HAMB ahead of, I believed it was worthy of sharing all over again, and highlighting the custom made car or truck & scorching rod moments for you:

1:19 – 3:00: The Silhouette working down Freeway 1, hero pictures for intro, and driving by community.

22:00 – 22:45: Parked Silhouette as Lloyd talks

22:45 – 23:48: Indoor Custom Car or truck Show

23:48 – 24:10: Huge Daddy Ed Roth and Surfite

24:10 – 24:40 George Barris and Surf Woody

25:02 – 25:10 Musters Koach

30:42 – 37:10 Drag Racing featuring the Scrima-Basilek-Milodon-Tuller “Scrima-Liner”

44:12 – 48:28 Bonneville featuring Art Arfons and Craig Breedlove

48:29 – 52:19 Closing sequence with Lloyd Bridges and Silhouette

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